B+H Catalyst Talent Program 2019 Participant
Role: Landscape Architect
How would you describe your role at B+H?
A landscape architect in Shanghai Studio
What do you enjoy most about your work?
Finding the common ground among different parties
What inspires you?
Social media, history, nature
What are you passionate about outside of work?
What is a personal accomplishment you are proud of and why?
Learned swimming, water used to scare me
Who is a person you admire and why?
My late grandfather, for his great sense of humor
Best place you’ve ever visited?
What do you love about the city where you live now?
Food delivery around midnight
Did you ever have a nickname?
Yes – Vanilla, Quan means an ancient herb in Chinese but later it confused most Starbucks baristas
What are some things that make you happy?
Books, Lady Gaga, guacamole
Which words or phrases do you most overuse?
“not only…(but) also…”
Who is your favorite fictional character and why?
Hawkeye, he’s very sharp
What is your greatest hidden talent?
A good memory
What talent do you wish you had?
How would you describe your approach to life?
“Roll with the punches”
If you weren’t a designer, what would you be doing?
A writer or cook
Fork or Spoon?
Spoon, I couldn’t use chopsticks correctly
Pen or keyboard?
Pen, still hand write letters when possible
Chocolate or Vanilla?
Chocolate flavored everything
Dogs or Cats?
Dogs, better be Pomeranian
What is it that you hope to learn or develop by being part of The Catalyst Program?
*Hero image is selected by Quan as inspiring and beautiful